THE RULES and procedures for registering museum names on the Internet under the "dot museum" domain have become clearer following an agreement between ICANN, the internet supervisory body, and MuseDoma, (the Museum Domain Management Association).

MuseDoma has been founded and is financed by the Paris-based International Council of Museums and the J.Paul Getty Trust of Los Angeles as a museum stakeholder organisation.

Registrations for "dot museum" are now being processed and the name should be functioning in November. Over 500 ...

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